Institute of

Baltic Sea Fisheries

Secretariat

Katharina Wolf
Institute of Baltic Sea Fisheries

Alter Hafen Süd 2
18069 Rostock
Phone: +49 381 66099 102
Fax: +49 381 66099 199
of@thuenen.de of-sekretariat@thuenen.de


Dr. Andrés Velasco

Dr. Andrés  Velasco
Address
Alter Hafen Süd 2
18069 Rostock
Phone
+49 381 66099 168
Fax
+49 381 66099 199
E-Mail
andres.velasco@thuenen.de

Fields of activity

  • Organizing the German trawl survey in the Western Baltic Sea in the framework of the Baltic International trawl survey (ICES-BITS)
  • At sea sampling of the German commercial Baltic Sea fisheries
  • Data analysis and reporting of the commercial fisheries sampling and trawl surveys
  • Participation in the ICES WGBIFS

Research interests

  • Fisheries-dependent data collection (commercial trawl and artisanal fishery) and fisheries-independent data (surveys) in the Western Baltic Sea
  • condition and age determination of cod in the Baltic Sea
  • ecology of estuarine fish

Scientific Background

Since 2000: Scientist at the Institute of Baltic Sea Fisheries (since 2002) and at the Institute of Sea Fisheries (until 2001), until 2007 Federal Research Centre for Fisheries, since 2008 Thünen Institute.

1993 – 1998: PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) at the Center for marine tropical ecology at the University of Bremen (ZMT, since 2009 Leibniz Center for tropical marine ecology). Topic: "Community structure and trophic position of marine-estuarine young fish fauna off the Colombian Pacific Coast".

1993: Scientist at BP Exploration Company (Colombia) Ltd.

1990-1992: Scientist at the EU regional program for fisheries ALA 87/21 in Colombia.

1987 – 1989: Fisheries Biology (Dipl.-Biol.) at the University of Rostock. Diploma thesis: "Nahrungsökologische Untersuchung am juvenilen Hering Clupea harengus (L.)"

1979 – 1983: Study of marine biology at the University of Bogotá Jorge Tadeo Lozano (Colombia). Marine biologist. Topic: "Aportes al conocimiento del Ciclo de Vida de Mugil incilis, Hancock 1830, Mugil liza Valenciennes 1836 y Mugil curema, Valenciennes 1836 en la Ciénaga de Tesca (Bolívar) entre agosto de 1983 y julio de 1984" (life cycle of mullets in a coastal lagoon at the Colombian Caribbean coast).

Publications

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  1. Stransky C, Berkenhagen J, Berth U, Ebeling MW, Müller T, Panten K, Plum V, Probst N, Schultz N, Ulleweit J, Velasco A, Zimmermann C (2010) Technical report / German National Fisheries Data Collection 2009. Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, 72 p
  2. Hüssy K, Hinrichsen HH, Fey DP, Walther Y, Velasco A (2010) The use of otolith microstructure to estimate age in adult Atlantic cod Gadus morhua. J Fish Biol 76(7):1640-1654, DOI:10.1111/j.1095-8649.2010.02602.x
  3. Stransky C, Berkenhagen J, Berth U, Ebeling MW, Nürge T, Panten K, Schultz N, Ulleweit J, Velasco A, Zimmermann C (2009) Technical report / German National Fisheries Data Collection 2008. Hamburg: vTI, 76 p
    pdf document (limited accessibility) 1957 kb
  4. Stransky C, Berkenhagen J, Berth U, Ebeling MW, Jiménez-Krause JD, Panten K, Schultz N, Ulleweit J, Velasco A, Wern W, Zimmermann C (2008) Nationales Fischereidatenerhebungsprogramm : Aktivitäten und Ausblick. Inf Fischereiforsch 55:5-14, DOI:10.3220/Infn55_5-14_2008
    pdf document (limited accessibility) 887 kb
  5. Stransky C, Berkenhagen J, Berth U, Ebeling MW, Jiménez-Krause JD, Panten K, Schultz N, Ulleweit J, Velasco A, Zimmermann C (2008) Technical report / German National Fisheries Data Collection 2007. 72 p
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  6. Stransky C, Berkenhagen J, Berth U, Cornus H-P, Jiménez-Krause JD, Panten K, Peter G, Schultz N, Ulleweit J, Velasco A, Zimmermann C (2007) German National Fisheries Data Sampling Programme 2008 update : based on EU Council Regulation 1543/2000 and Commission Regulations 1639/2001 and 1581/2004. 61 p
    pdf document (limited accessibility) 2969 kb
  7. Stransky C, Berkenhagen J, Berth U, Cornus H-P, Jiménez-Krause JD, Panten K, Peter G, Schultz N, Ulleweit J, Velasco A, Zimmermann C (2007) Technical report / German National Fisheries Data Collection 2006. 66 p
    pdf document (limited accessibility) 1841 kb
  8. Cornus H-P, Stransky C, Berth U, Jiménez-Krause JD, Panten K, Peter G, Schultz N, Ulleweit J, Velasco A, Zimmermann C (2006) German National Fisheries Data Sampling Programme 2007 update : based on EU Council Regulation 1543/2000 and Commission Regulations 1639/2001 and 1581/2004. 61 p
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  9. Velasco A (2006) Neues Dienstgebäude für das Institut für Ostseefischerei. Forschungsreport Ernähr Landwirtsch Verbrauchersch(2):48-49
    pdf document (limited accessibility) 257 kb
  10. Berth U, Cornus H-P, Jiménez-Krause JD, Panten K, Peter G, Schultz N, Stransky C, Ulleweit J, Velasco A, Zimmermann C (2006) Technical report / German National Fisheries Data Collection 2005. 111 p

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